Convention Calendar

Each weekend, in cities large and small, readers and fans can meet and interact with other fans, publishers, and celebrities at conventions dedicated to comics, science fiction, fantasy, media, gaming, anime, manga, and other topics of interest. Below is a listing of conventions and events in the weeks and months to come. Celebrate everything the industry has to offer by attending these rewarding events whenever possible!

October 2018

New York Comic Con - New York, NY / OCT 4-7

ContinuumRomulus, MI / OCT 5-7

Realms Con - Corpus Christi / OCT 5-7

Kapow Con! - Bristol, VA / OCT 6

Cleveland Comic, Card & Nostalgia Show - Westlake, OH / OCT 7 

Nyancon - Kirtland, OH / OCT 7

Fur Reality - Cincinnati, OH / OCT 11-14

Archcon - Collinsville, IL / OCT 12-14

VCON 42 - Surrey, BC / OCT 12-14

Retro Con - Oaks, PA / OCT 13-14

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / OCT 14

Anime Banzai - Layton, UT / OCT 19-21

Dallas Fan Days - Irving, TX / OCT 19-21

Necronomicon - Tampa, FL / OCT 19-21

ValleyCon - Fargo, ND / OCT 19-21

Afro Comic Con - Emeryville, CA / OCT 20-21 

Fayetteville ComicCon - Fayetteville, NC / OCT 20-21 

Memphis Comic Expo - Memphis, TN / OCT 20-21

WasabiCon - Jacksonville, FL / OCT 20-21

Nittany Con - State College, PA / OCT 21

Alamo City Comic Con - San Antonio, TX / OCT 26-28

Kumoricon - Portland. OR / OCT 26-28

Pulp Culture Comic Arts Festival and Symposium - Burlington, VT / OCT 26-27

TFcon - Chicago, IL / OCT 26-28

Wizard World Oklahoma City - Oklahoma City, Ok / OCT 26-28

GeekGirlCon - Seattle, WA / OCT 27-28

Monster Con - Smithville, NJ / OCT 27

Pacific Media Expo - Glendale, CA / OCT 27-28

Rai Con - Glasgow, Scotland / OCT 27 

Richmond Comicon - Richmond, VA / OCT 27-28

YCC Gamers Gathering - Barnsley, UK / OCT 27


November 2018

Youmacon - Detroit, MI / NOV 1-4

Banzaicon - Columbia, SC / NOV 2-4

NekoCon - Hampton, VA / NOV 2-4

Rhode Island Comic Con - Providence, RI / NOV 2-4

ShadoConTampa, FL / NOV 2-4

Emerald Coast Con - Fort Walton Beach, FL / NOV 3-4

Jet City Comic Show - Tacoma, WA / NOV 3-4

New York City Horror-Fi - New York, NY / NOV 3-4

Rocket City NerdCon - Huntsville, AL / NOV 3-4

Thy Geekdom Con - Claymont, DE / NOV 3-4

WaxaconWaxahachie, TX / NOV 3-4

Clandestine Comics Show - Laurel, MD / NOV 4 

Gap Con! Water Gap Comic Book Fest - Mt. Bethel, PA / NOV 4 

Gamer Comic Expo -  Miami, FL / NOV 9-12

Grand Rapids Comic Con - Grand Rapids, MI / NOV 9-11

NC Comicon: Bull City - Durham, NC / NOV 9-11

TusCon 45 - Tuscon, AZ / NOV 9-11

Asheville Comic Expo - Asheville, NC / NOV 10

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / NOV 11

Jersey Shore Fall Comics Show - Toms River, NJ / NOV 11

Manahawkin Comic Book Show - Manahawkin, NJ / NOV 11

Scranton Comic Con - Scranton, PA / NOV 11

Anime NYC - New York, NY / NOV 16-18

Daisho Con - Wisconsin Dells, WI / NOV 16-18

Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention - Memphis, TN / NOV 16-18

Philcon - Cherry Hill, NJ / NOV 16-18

Buckeye Comic Con - Columbus, OH / NOV 18

SW-FloridaCon - Fort Meyers, FL / NOV 18

Chessiecon - Timonium, MD / NOV 23-25

Chicago TARDIS - Lombard, IL / NOV 23-25

Chicago Pop Culture Con - St. Charles, IL / NOV 24-25

Toronto Comic Book Show - Toronto, ON / NOV 25

YCC Geeky Christmas Market - Sheffield, UK / NOV 25

AtomaCon - Noreth Charleston, SC / NOV 30- DEC 2


December 2018

Heroes and Villians Fan Fest San Jose - San Jose, CA / DEC 1-2

New York Winter Con - New York, NY / DEC 1-2

Central City Comic Con: The Bizarre Bazaar - Selah, WA / DEC 2

Jim & Dan Comic & Toy Show - Dayton, OH / DEC 2

Victoria Comic Book Expo - Victoria, BC / DEC 2

Great Lakes Comic Expo - Madison Heights, MI / DEC 8

Ocean City Comic Con - Ocean City, MD / DEC 8

VA Comicon Holiday Show - Richmond, VA / DEC 8 

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / DEC 9

Raleigh Comic Book Show - Raleigh, NC / DEC 9

Holiday Matsuri - Orlando, FL / DEC 14-16


January 2019

Super MAGFest – National Harbor, MD / JAN 3-6

Anime-ZAP! – Peoria, IL / JAN 4-6

Evercon – Weston, WI / JAN 4-6

SacAnime – Sacramento, CA / JAN 4-6

Wizard World New Orleans – New Orleans, LA / JAN 4-6

Newcon PDX – Portland, OR / JAN 5-6

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest – Portland, OR / JAN 5-6

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book Show – Ottawa, ON / JAN 6

Clandestine Comics Show – Timonium, MD / JAN 6

Animé Los Angeles – Ontario, CA / JAN 10-13

Ichibancon – Concord, NC / JAN 10-13

Kotoricon – Sewell, NJ / JAN 11-12

GAFilk – Atlanta, GA / JAN 11-13

Taiyou Con – Mesa, AZ / JAN 11-13

Illogicon VI – Cary, NC / JAN 11-13

AniMore – Baltimore, MD / JAN 11-13

Ohayocon – Columbus, OH / JAN 11-13

ConFusion – Detroit, MI / JAN 17-20

Further Confusion – San Jose, CA / JAN 17-21

Huntsville Comic Convention – Huntsville, AL / JAN 18-19

Albuquerque Comic Con – Albuquerque, NM / JAN 18-20

PAX South – San Antonio, TX / JAN 18-20

Arisia 2019 – Boston, MA / JAN 18-21

MarsCon – Williamsburg, VA / JAN 18-20

SCARAB – Columbia, SC / JAN 18-21

COSine 2019 – Colorado Springs, CO / JAN 18-20

G-Anime Winter – Gatineau, QC / JAN 18-20

Anime Impulse – Pomona, CA / JAN 19-20

BrickFair Alabama – Birmingham, AL / JAN 19-20

Chattacon – Chattanooga, TN / JAN 25-27

FrankfortCon - Frankfort, KY / JAN 26

Orlando Toy and Comic Con – Orlando, FL / JAN 26-27

Setsucon – Altoona, PA / JAN 26-27

Toracon – Sarasota, FL / JAN 26

VA Comicon & Collectibles Expo - Fairfax, VA / JAN 27



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